Deyong Wu

Rendering cotton self-cleaning by coating with titania and silver iodide

By Eileen De Guire / December 21, 2011

Typical SEM images of (a) N-TiO2-cotton and (b) AgI-N-TiO2-cotton. Reprinted with permission from ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, DOI: 10.1021/am201251d. Copyright 2011 American Chemical Society. A recent press release from the American Chemical Society about a coating that imparts self-cleaning properties to cotton caught my eye, probably because I am my family’s laundress, or perhaps because…

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